Mike Barker, Chief Commercial Officer at HYAS: Building a GTM plumb line for consistent sales success
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On this episode of Sales Bluebird, our guest Mike Barker, Chief Commercial Officer of HYAS shares insights on the importance of aligning sales and marketing strategy in a company. He talks about how his company identified target areas and sectors where they are successful based on data and aligned their messaging and marketing organization towards those target areas.
Mike also highlights the importance of understanding the buying team within an organization and using referrals to generate pipeline. The discussion delves into the role of a Chief Commercial Officer and the changing dynamics within the cybersecurity industry.
Hit play to learn more about the importance of alignment between sales and marketing in a company's success.
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[00:35:12] "Training and Enabling Go-to-Market Organization"
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